A gathering of Native Americans around a drum.

We’re on the warpath

Five million Native Americans live in battleground states such as Arizona, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada and North/South Dakota. They could have a big impact in the midterms – if they voted. But voting rates on reservations are low given the long distances to travel, limited mail services and poor internet access. It’s a challenge: how do you

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A desk with office supplies and an American flag

East meets West

DC and Silicon Valley are thousands of miles apart – in more ways than one. But when the two connect, good things happen. Voter Participation Center (VPC) is a DC institution that has helped register almost four million voters since 2003. It just conducted two Design Thinking workshops in Silicon Valley to brainstorm new ways

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An animated image of June from "The Handmaid's Tale" sighing in exasperation.

Where’s my prescription?

“An Arizona women was suffering a miscarriage and her pharmacist refused to fill her prescription because he decided that his beliefs were more important than what she and her doctor decided was the best medical treatment. Have you been denied care because of someone else’s beliefs?”  Such issues can mobilize voters, but the appeal has to

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Check the fine print

Donations are just one way to support the causes you believe in. Programmers with more creativity than cash, can support their values by restricting how their software can be used. Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract Licensing terms define how intellectual property (IP) such as software, music and

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Video clip from "From Russia with Love"

From Russia with love.

Phishing attacks have blown up many Democratic campaigns and are still widely used to steal log-in credentials. Consider Google’s free Advanced Protection service to safeguard your data. And if you still think you’re safe, read on… Charges from Grand Jury in the District of Columbia “Defendant BORIS ALEKSEYEVICH ANTONOV (AHTOHOB Bopnc AneKceeBm) was a Major in the Russian military

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Alexa, what ID do I need to vote?

Over 25 million eligible voters lacking the right Voter ID may be prevented from voting. And getting an acceptable ID in thirty four states with Voter ID laws is both confusing and difficult. VoteRiders offers voters a free helping hand in understanding Voter ID requirements and how to get their own ID. This non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) group, is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible American citizens

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